Harry Lockhart (Robert Downey Jr.), a petty thief on the run from the law, stumbles into a movie audition and gets the part. This stroke of luck leads him to Hollywood where he meets Gay Perry (Val Kilmer), a homosexual private eye, and Harmony Faith Lane (Michelle Monaghan), a beautiful aspiring actress who turns out to be his childhood crush. While conducting some research for his movie role with Perry, Lockheart finds himself in the middle of an intricate murder investigation and sets out to uncover the case's sordid details. Directed by Shane Black. With Larry Miller and Corbin Bernsen. Categories: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Robert Downey Jr. in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Halle Berry is an accomplished psychologist who works with disturbed patients in a mental hospital. After interviewing one of them, played by Penélope Cruz, the psychologist gets into a car accident caused by a young woman who suddenly appears in the road. Before she knows what is happening, the doctor finds herself a patient in the hospital where she used to work, accused of murdering her husband. Her former boss (Robert Downey Jr.) says she can trust him, but she isn't sure. Directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. Categories: Horror, Thriller, Mystery. Year: 2003.
Robert Downey Jr. in Gothika
Michael Douglas stars as Tripp Grady, a celebrated novelist who teaches at a college. One weekend, he has to deal with several crises all at once, involving his wife, who leaves him suddenly; his girlfriend (Frances McDormand), who is married to his boss; his editor (Robert Downey Jr.), who wants to read his new manuscript; a troubled student (Tobey Maguire); and another student (Katie Holmes) with a crush on him. Based on the novel by Michael Chabon. Directed by Curtis Hanson. Categories: Drama, Comedy. Year: 2000.
Robert Downey Jr. in Wonder Boys
Mark Sheridan (Wesley Snipes) is an intelligence agent who discovers corruption in his own agency. While fleeing, he gets into an auto accident and is mistaken for a common criminal. When a plane taking him and other convicts to prison crashes, he escapes. U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones) and his crack team, which includes Robert Downey Jr., are sent to track down Sheridan, they realize he is no ordinary lawbreaker. Directed by Stuart Baird. With Tom Wood. Categories: Action, Thriller. Year: 1998.
Robert Downey Jr. in U.S. Marshals
Alyssa Milano stars as Hugo, a Los Angeles pool cleaner. Her alcoholic father (Malcolm McDowell) and her mother (Cathy Moriarty), a gambling addict, help her out with a backlog of jobs. Hugo becomes friendly with some of her quirky clients, who include a crazed Dutch film director (Robert Downey Jr.). But her life really changes when she meets Floyd (Patrick Dempsey), a young man suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. With Sean Penn as a loner her father meets. Directed by Robert Downey Sr. With Richard Lewis. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1997.
Robert Downey Jr. in Hugo Pool
Mickey (Woody Harrelson) and Mallory (Juliette Lewis) are two young lovers who lose control and turn into brutal, psychopathic serial killers. On a drug-fueled road trip, they shoot, slash and bludgeon their way to media stardom. Careful to leave at least one victim alive at each scene, their story is picked up by sensationalistic reporter Wayne Gale (Robert Downey Jr.). Directed by Oliver Stone. With Tom Sizemore, Rodney Dangerfield and Tommy Lee Jones. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller. Year: 1994.
Robert Downey Jr. in Natural Born Killers